AI for Solar Energy Adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa
July 23rd, 2021

There is a rising demand of electricity access in households and communities with likely 70% of this demand covered by solar energy! This article describes how an Omdena team created two dashboards in an AI challenge with impact startup NeedEnergy .  One dashboard f

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Using Predictive Modeling: A Data Driven Approach To Impact Investment Strategies
June 18th, 2021

A predictive modeling approach from web scraping, data preparation and dataset building to an easy-to-use app deployment to identify best startups investment strategies.   Authors: Samruddhi Mhatre, Ruthvika Mohan, Aryan Gulati, and Urvi Chaudhary    Impact i

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The 7 Most Important Features of a Successful Machine Learning Project
June 10th, 2021

Invaluable lessons from contributing to and leading tasks on an Omdena Machine Learning challenge with 50 collaborators. In this article, we share with you the 7 most important features of a successful machine learning project with a large team and on production level.

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Using NLP to Fight Misinformation And Detect Fake News
June 9th, 2021

A complete pipeline using NLP to fight misinformation in news articles. In this two-month challenge, a group of 45+ collaborators prepared annotated news datasets, solved related classification problems, and built a browser extension to identify and summarize misinforma

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NLP Pipeline: Understanding Land Ownership in Kenya through Network Analysis
March 17th, 2021

An end-to-end NLP pipeline from collecting and preparing more than 32.000 notices, legal entities, and court documents to build a web-based dashboard displaying land ownership in Kenya. The purpose of this project is to boost Kenya’s efforts to restore degraded land i

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